BrightSpring CLO named among Top 50 leaders in learning and development

BrightSpring Health Services / March 15, 2019

Corinium Connected Thinking named BrightSpring Chief Learning Officer Malissia Pendleton one of the “2019 Top 50 Business Leaders in Learning and Development”. Pendleton was named among corporate thought leaders in her profession, like Facebook, Starbucks, Reddit, GE, Verizon, Yum Brands, etc. Click here to view the Top 50.

As part of this accomplishment, Pendleton will be a keynote speaker at the Chief Learning Officer and Influencers (CLOI) Forum, the leading learning and development conference designed exclusively for senior decision-makers in corporate learning. The CLOI Forum brings together chief learning officers, heads of learning and development, vice presidents of employee engagement, chief people officers and other organizational development and leadership executives across the learning and development landscape. The CLOI Forum takes place June 11-13, in Scottsdale, AZ.

BrightSpring named Pendleton chief learning officer in September 2018. She is responsible for building momentum to drive a collaborative learning culture for the organization’s family of brands. Pendleton’s team drives innovative learning and progressive, best-in-class training throughout the organization – by investing in its people, processes and technology. BrightSpring is dedicated to building upon current platforms and services, refining programs and systems, and enhancing skill sets and growth.

About Corinium Connected Thinking

Corinium is the world’s largest community designed to inspire and support emerging executive leaders focused on data, analytics, learning, disruption and digital innovation. Corinium exists to support and inspire those executives driving transformation. Over the past year Corinium Connected Thinking accepted submissions for their Chief Learning Officer Forum event series. Through this series, they’ve asked attendees which learning and development professionals they believe are accelerating the discipline. For more information about the CLOI forum, or Corinium, visit

About BrightSpring

BrightSpring Health Services is the parent company of a family of brands and services that provides clinical, nonclinical and pharmacy and other ancillary care services for people of all ages, health and skill levels across home and community settings. BrightSpring is one of the largest providers of diversified home and community-based health services to complex, high-cost populations. Its primary businesses include: behavioral health (including autism services), home health care (including personal care, home health, and hospice), neuro therapy, and job placement and vocational training, supported by pharmacy and telecare ancillary technologies and services. These businesses employ over 45,000 dedicated team members in more than 40 states and provide services to over 2 million people annually.

BrightSpring Health Services is focused on providing quality and lower-cost outcomes to challenging and high-cost populations, through best-in-class services and technology innovation. Its Connected Home care model is becoming an industry-leading approach to the future of health care services to achieve strong quality and compliance while also driving efficiency and cutting waste. The company’s care professionals work in thousands of communities across the United States providing critically needed daily support services, as well as clinical and pharmacy health services, in community settings. Founded and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, BrightSpring has been making a difference in people’s lives and communities since 1974 – helping people live their best life.

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